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Tag Archives: Stuart Gulliver

Bank Results Season: Taking a look at trading rebound vs commercial banking growth (HSBC Q1 2012)

HSBC’s Net Operating income was up to $18.8 bln before DVA from $17.6 bln last year before DVA spreads squeezed topline. Meanwhile run off portfolo efficiencies in North America down … Continue reading

May 8, 2012

HSBC is also selling assets in Asia

The growth strategem adopted by Stuart Gulliver for HSBC’s next decade does envisage the continuing dominance of Asia with 2010 contributing nearly $9 bln to HSBC’s profits from the continent … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

HSBC makes inroads in China business with guanxis | Advantage China

Though HSBC made its presence in China only in 2007, it prides itself on the local knowledge of the region and business. China’s Korea trade( that is 70% of North’s … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · 12 Comments

Bank Results Season: HSBC, the emerging markets emperor cuts staff again (30,000 jobs)

Adding 30,000 more to “The Jobs Cauldron” is business design Gulliver’s Travails claim 30,000 in planned cuts As predicted, Results announcement came with a clear rider of 30k out of … Continue reading

August 1, 2011 · 3 Comments

HSBC's Strategy day could be an example for BofA too..

Here is this man who took over one of the better performing global banks from John Bond just six months ago and in the aftermath of the same questions would … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 6 Comments